Science documentary film: Panihari: The Water Women of India (2006)


Redpath Museum auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Free with donation to Museum

August 18: Panihari: The Water Women of India (2006)

The film centers on the Panihari (women who fetch water) and one woman, Paru, a shoemaker’s wife, as she struggles against nature and society to attain self-reliance for her family and herself. Paru’s story coveys the richness and complexity of desert life as well as the extreme obstacles women in India still face today.